There are 2 ways to get from Portofino to Lake Garda by train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Milano Centrale Ic
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano Fr / ...

$91 - $130

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Portofino to Lake Garda 185.7 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The distance between Portofino and Lake Garda is 191 km. The road distance is 297.1 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Portofino to Lake Garda without a car is to train which takes 5 h 45 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Portofino to Lake Garda, including transfers.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Portofino to Lake Garda is 297 km. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Portofino to Lake Garda.

Get driving directions

There are 3935+ hotels available in Lake Garda. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Portofino to Lake Garda.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 119.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Portofino, Italy and Lake Garda, Italy?

You can take a train from Portofino to Lake Garda via Santa Margherita Ligure, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, Milano Centrale, and Desenzano in around 5 h 45 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Desenzano del Garda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
italotreno.it

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.